Filling you in on fillers

What are dermal fillers?

Dermal fillers are an injectable filler made of polysaccharides that are injected into the skin at different depths. They help fill in facial wrinkles, provide facial volume, and augment facial features. Fillers are also used for facial balancing – achieving the most symmetrical facial look.

is dermal filler permanent

This treatment is metabolized naturally by the body over time, but the exact time varies between people and is affected by other lifestyle factors, such as physical activity. In general, effects last between 3-6months, but can also last longer if consistently keeping up with treatments.

where can i get dermal filler

Popular areas to apply dermal filler:

  • Lips
  • Chin
  • Jawline
  • Cheeks
  • Smile lines
  • Temples

Downtime for this treatment is mostly seen during the first session, since you body is in shock and not accustomed to the injections, but can still be experienced during follow up sessions. Downtime varies between 2-5 days and can be seen as being swollen and/or bruised around the injection area.

are dermal fillers reversible?

Yes, dermal fillers are reversible by injecting a dissolvent. It takes up to 7 days to see the full results.

Our in-house medspa iGlo Aesthetics offers free consultations to asses your needs and determine which the treatment of dermal filler is best for you. Visit to book your free consultation.

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